nibbles

garlic bread 3, garlic bread with melted cheddar cheese 3.5, hummus & flatbread 3

starters

soup of the day, with warm ciabatta 6 (V)

pan fried king prawns, chorizo, cream, cherry tomatoes & garlic, chargrilled ciabatta 9

crispy calamari, garlic aioli, rocket, grilled lemon 7

hoisin duck terrine, oriental salad, pickled cucumber, plum sauce 7 (LF/GF)

whole roast camembert, confit garlic, caramelized onion chutney, warm ciabatta 12 (V)

sauteed wild mushrooms, thyme, cider & cream reduction, warm sourdough croutons 7

warm roasted beetroot, sweet & sour tarragon dressing, sauteed king oyster mushrooms, toasted rye bread 6.5 (vegan)

mains

roasted chicken supreme, fondant potato, tender stem broccoli, citrus sweet potato puree, toasted almond flakes, rosemary & garlic jus 14 (GF)

roasted pork tenderloin, dauphinoise potatoes, parsnip & apple puree, sauteed greens, thyme jus 15 (GF)

native whole lobster thermidor, fries or new potatoes, mixed salad 24 (GF – New Pots)

pan fried salmon, crushed new potatoes, smoked bacon, spring onion, tender stem broccoli, wilted spinach, lobster bisque sauce 18 (GF)

seared tuna steak, w/ niçoise salad, olives, fine beans, anchovies, boiled egg, new potatoes 19 (LF/GF)

mixed bean, spinach & quinoa chili, basmati rice, warm pitta bread 12 (vegan)

pub favourites

steak, red wine & baby onion pie, suet pastry, creamy mash & sautéed greens 14

shredded halloumi, carrot, courgette, chili & spring onion burger, fries & harissa aioli 11.5 (V)

beer-battered haddock, w/ triple-cooked hand-cut chips, homemade tartar sauce & peas 14

seafood linguine, w/ king prawns, squid, chili, garlic & spinach 15.5

hand-pressed beef burger, topped with tomato, lettuce, onion jam, fries & club sauce 13

add cheddar cheese or smoked streaky bacon for 1 each

rib eye steak, a minimum of 28-day aged with fries, roasted cherry tomatoes, & mixed salad 23 (GF)

add peppercorn, blue cheese sauce or garlic butter for 2 (GF)

sides

chunky chips, fries, buttered peas, mixed leaf salad, onion rings all 3 each

puddings

baked lemon cheesecake, raspberry puree, crème fraiche 6.5

rum brownie, salted caramel ice cream, butterscotch sauce 6.5

bakewell tart, vanilla ice cream 6.5

treacle tart, sour cream 6.5

apple & berry crumble, vanilla ice cream or custard 6.5

ice cream please ask for our selection of flavours 3.5

 

 

dishes may contain allergens, if you have any dietary requirements please speak to a member of staff

BAR SNACKS

(available 12 to 2pm, 6pm to 9pm)

battered halloumi bites, sweet chili sauce                                            4

crispy potato skins, tomato salsa, sour cream                                      4

dirty fries, cheddar cheese, bacon & spring onions                              4

warm foot long sausage roll, English mustard                                      4

chicken wings, bbq or spicy                                                                   4

chipolatas, honey & mustard dressing                                                  4

 

SANDWICH MENU

(available lunchtime)

steak & sautéed onions                                                                     8.5

chipolatas & caramelised onion                                                            8

smoked streaky bacon, tomato & lettuce                                            8

mozzarella, tomato & pesto                                                              7

beer battered haddock goujons, tartar sauce                                      8.5

served in your choice of farmhouse white, farmhouse brown, ciabatta or wraps. Served with fries & mixed leaves.

Please inform a staff member of any allergy requirements.

Table Reservations

Initially we will only be serving customers who have made a reservation, both for drinks & food.

According to government guidelines we have the following policies on table sizes:

-        Tables up to six people can be for people from upto 6 individual households.

-        Tables of 6 to 8 should be from no more than two households.

-   Tables requested for more than 8 people must be no more than two households and will considered individually.

We will be taking reservations for both outside & inside.  

Please book by emailing hughjohncater@gmail.com or calling 01279778925.

Your Arrival

Garden seating – The gate from the car park will be the entry point, with the exit being opposite the entrance to the pub itself. Please wait inside the gate to be shown to your table by a member of staff. The member of staff will also ask for contact details for each household on your table.

Interior Seating – The main pub door will be your entry point, with the snug door being the exit. Please wait by the door to be seated by a member of staff.  The member of staff will also ask for contact details for each household on your table.

Once seated please understand that we will be doing table service only. No drinks will be served at the bar.

 

Ordering food and drinks

Menu’s will be waiting for you on the table, initially the menu’s will be disposable, we will have a more sustainable solution in the next few weeks.

Drinks & food orders will taken by a member of staff, please remember to maintain a minimum 1m distance from our member of staff. Drinks & food will be delivered on a tray and placed on a stand 1m away, once the member of staff has moved away you may approach the tray.

Toilets

The loos are now unisex, the stairway that leads to the loos will be shut off to reduce traffic past tables. Please approach the loos by exiting the pub by the snug door and use the top door which is clearly signed for the loos. If both loos are in use, please queue outside in the designated area.

 Sanitiser

Will available at entry points to the garden, the pub and the toilets. Please use them regularly.

 Summary

In short these are interesting times as we adjust to the new normal, please respect people’s personal space and maintain a social distance, irrespective of your own views on the Covid-19.